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PLC Summit Agenda

2014 Legislative Conference


The Mandarin Oriental Hotel

We look forward to welcoming our PLC members taking part in the 2014 Summit. We are grateful for our PLC members who have shown dedication and commitment to a vigorous government affairs program and who help to ensure that NECA has the resources to continue to make an impact on the national legislative landscape.

Thursday, May 8

7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Registration Arena
7:30 - 9:30 a.m.


Grand Balroom C
8:30 a.m.

The Honorable Charlie Dent (R-PA)
U.S. House of Representatives
Chairman, The Tuesday Group

9:00 a.m.

NECA Legislator of the Year
TheHonorable Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)
U.S. House of Representatives
Member, The Blue Dog Coalition

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

PLC Summit and Political Briefing

Welcome Remarks: David Nielsen 
Chairman, NECA Political Leadership Council
PLC Chair Dave Nielsen will offer opening remarks and will share fundraising goals.

Keynote Speaker: Charlie Cook
Editor, The Cook Political Report 
Read Bio

Grand Ballroom C
11:00 a.m.

PLC Summit and ECPAC Briefing
Presented by NECA Government Affairs

Overview of Government Affairs and ECPAC Activities             

  • Update on overall ECPAC Contributions and Disbursements
  • Update on NECA Government Affairs Activities
  • New Business 

Presentation of PLC 11th Anniversary Awards
Presented by John Grau, Chief Executive Officer NECA

Grand Ballroom C
12 - 5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill Meetings 

For more information on the Capitol Hill visits or to request help in
scheduling a meeting, please contact
(as scheduled)
Capitol Hill
5:30 p.m.  Bus Departs from Mandarin Oriental Hotel   
5:45 p.m. PLC Photo: taken by U.S. Capitol  

6:30-9:00 p.m.

PLC Reception and Dinner

The Decatur House
Lafayette Square
1610 H Street NW
Washington, DC, 20006

The Decatur House

*This meeting is invitation only

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